6 articles related to "PAHO"
MSF Statement on the WHO Consultative Expert Working Group on Research and Development at the 28th PAHO Pan American Sanitary Conference
MSF would like to thank PAHO and its Member States for the opportunity to share our perspective on this important discussion. As a treatment provider implementing medical humanitarian operations in...
Statements, Speeches, Letters – Last updated 21 September 2012
14 April 2012 - The fight against Chagas – a tropical parasitic disease that affects between eight and ten million people in Latin America – has seen major advances in recent years. This...
Op-eds & Articles – Last updated 16 April 2012
In 2011, there were delays in rolling out screening and diagnosis activities in communities at risk in MSF projects in rural Bolivia and Paraguay due to the shortage of benznidazole. This was not just...
Web article – Last updated 10 April 2012
Second producer of drug used to treat Chagas welcomed, but more R&D is urgently needed Buenos Aires, 20 March 2012 - Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has welcomed today’s announcement from...
Press Release – Last updated 16 April 2012
INTRODUCTION Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been working on Chagas disease since 1999 in a number of Latin American countries, providing access to diagnosis and treatment to people...
Briefing – Last updated 05 October 2011
Treatment Shortage Forces MSF to Halt Diagnosing Chagas Disease in Paraguay; New Treatment Projects Suspended in Endemic Areas in Bolivia Bolivia 2011 © Vania Alves/MSF BARCELONA,...
Press Release – Last updated 10 April 2012